Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Metro Rail will provide underground parking facilities at 4 places and a puzzle parking facility at one of the Metro Rail stations in order to cater to the vehicular traffic at the stations.
- Recently, the State govt. has asked the Metro Rail authorities to explore possibilities of going for underground parking facility since there is space constraint at various junctions in the city.
- In a recent convergence meeting of the transport & municipal officials, Municipal Administration & Urban Development Secretary Navin Mittal asked the HMR officials to go for underground parking and wanted a team of officials from HMR and traffic to study whether the parking can be underground.
- However, the underground can be provided at a few places, the Metro Rail authorities said.
- The idea behind any public transport like the Metro Rail is to discourage people from taking their private vehicles and use the public mode of transport, the officials said.
- At 4 places there is a possibility of underground parking in the city, HMR MD NVS Reddy said
- The L&T has been constructing malls at 4 places, he said
- These places would have underground parking facility and the places include Punjagutta, Erramanzil, Madhapur & Moosarambagh.
- The HMR MD said, the Punjagutta mall is in the final stage and remaining 3 are at under-construction level.
- Parking facilities have been identified at 32 locations where multilevel parking is being proposed at 15 locations, NVS Reddy said.
- The puzzle parking system is a unique & automated vehicle parking system where parked vehicles can be moved horizontally & vertically.
- This is a fully automatic independent system, which can be easily configured & customised to any property.
- Once the driver of the vehicle places his car over the platform, the operator presses the button & the car would be placed wherever there is place in the building.
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